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Residency Curriculum

Sports Residency Education Didactic Curricular Content

Core I

  • Imaging in Sports Physical Therapy
  • Critical Inquiry and Research Methodology
  • Differential Diagnosis and Medical Screening
  • Pharmacology
  • Functional Testing and Outcome Tools
  • Isokinetic Testing

Core II

  • Cervicothoracic Pathoanatomy
  • Cervicothoracic Evaluation and Management
  • Lumbopelvic Pathoanatomy
  • Lumbopelvic Evaluation and Management

Core III

  • Shoulder Evaluation and Management
  • Elbow Evaluation and Management
  • Wrist/Hand Evaluation and Management

Core IV

  • Hip Evalaution and Management
  • Knee Evaluation and Management
  • Ankle/Foot Evaluation and Management
  • Pediatric Considerations
  • Surgical Interventions

Modules: September – December

  • Emergency response
  • Sideline injury evaluation
  • Pre-participation screening
  • Environmental conditions
  • Concussion
  • Protective equipment
  • Overhead Athlete Manual Therapy
  • UCL Differential Diagnosis and Management
  • ACL: Day 1 to Discharge
  • Craniofacial Injuries
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Medical Conditions, Blood Borne Pathogens, and Universal Precautions
  • Bike Fit
  • Gait Biomechanics
  • Running Mechanics/Injuries

Modules: January – September

  • Taping, Bracing, and Splinting
  • Orthotic Therapy
  • Environmental Issues (Hypo/Hyperthermia and Lightning)
  • Cardiovascular Testing and Exercise
  • Dermatology
  • Performance Training
  • Golf Biomechanics and Swing Evaluation and Treatment
  • Female Athlete
  • Adaptive Athletics/Physically Challenged-Disabled Athlete
  • Thoracic Outlet in the Throwing Athlete
  • Sports Specific Spine Pathology
  • Test-Taking Strategies